Oct 5, 2012 3:00am PDT
: it will be a town hall setting and that is a different environment and questioning coming from the audience. brian excellent point to bring up. i was thinking that this morning and how many people watch the debate. that was a concern that i had . had people been energized to care and listen to the differences between the two cand des. two find out more people watched the debate since 1992 was heartening. the idea that that many people wanted to come to the tv and see what was going on in the nation was heartening. >> steve: pat buchan an said it was the best one in 52 years. but pat going back to the kennedy/nixon debate. >> gretchen: people on the democratic side tried to come up with excuses. this may be the best one. former vice-president al gore said it had to do with something that goes on in the state of colorado when you get high up in the rocky mountains, could it be the altitude. >> obama areiched in denver at 2:00 p.m. today. just a few hours before the debate started. romney did his debate prep in denver. when you go to 5,000 feet. >> exactly. >> and you only have a few hours to adjust.
Oct 5, 2012 4:00am PDT
to the issue of access. it is -- it is preand commercial free environment and it is -- it is -- universally accessible to anyone with a television which is nnch this country. and if you can't afford cable, if you can't afford premium content, you can rely on the public broadcasting service. is pbs perfect? no. have they provided through their children's programming for almost 50 years some of the finest educational content worldwide for our nation's children? absolutely. does it deserve to be on the chopping block? >> that's the word i was looking for. chopping block. thank you for helping me out. >> chopping block. here is -- here's something i would like to point out, soledad. i know in this current economic climate we have to make different choices. however, i was raised by a woman whose philosophy it was to give her children the best education she could not afford. do you understand what i'm saying? >> value in the free. >> we have to make the investment in our children if we expect for them to pay off on that investment through their realizing their most full potential. so there are pl
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
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Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm PDT
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
in an environment like this it means hopefully you can keep up with your mortgage pay your credit card bills, you can go into the the holiday shopping season and spend a little extra money. we're a consumer-driven economy. 70% of what our economy does comes right back to us and how we behave. >> what is the expectation that this is a trend and we will continue to see a lessening of the unemployment numbers? >> this is where things get a little more questionable. the last three septembers we've actually seen that part-time unemployment number, part-time employment, rather increase. and it's kind of a cyclical thing. we've been seeing this happen over and over again. what we really want to see is those real great full-time jobs getting filled. that's where people are maximizing their salary. that's where people are feeling that they really can move forward and make bigger decisions. such as buying a new home. we've seen in fact construction. the numbers of construction workers came back a little bit in this report. the number of health care workers, 44,000 new health care
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
. for some reason presidents who live in this kind of cloistered environment where they are not challenged on a day-to-day basis, they get into debate prep, they get into that one on one situation with another candidate and just don't feel challenged. it takes that one debate to shake things up and get them back on track. >> american airlines has a my explanation for seats that fell apart in mid-flight. american is fixing seats on 48 of its 757 jets. dozens of flights are cancelled today. 50 flights were cancelled yesterday. seats have come loose on three american flights since last week. at first american said faulty floor clamps were to blame. now the airline says it was a combination of wear, poor design and even spilled soda. >> a cable tv movie on the killing of osama bin laden will air two days before the election. some critics want to know why. "s.e.al. team six: the raid on osama bin laden aka code name geronimo" is scheduled for november 4th on the national geographic channel. the movie is produced by the weinstein company, co-chairman harvey weinstein is a major fundraiser for th
Oct 5, 2012 2:00am PDT
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
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